Irish National Theatre Society


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Friends, Associates John Millington Synge
JMS 's major supporters in his dramatic career were William Butler Yeats and Augusta, Lady Gregory , who ran the Irish National Theatre . Other famous literary supporters included G. K. Chesterton , John Masefield
Leisure and Society Constance, Countess Markievicz
The Markieviczes also became involved in theatre work. CCM first appeared onstage in December 1907 as a Druidess in Æ 's Deirdre. The play was produced by the Theatre of Ireland , a company...
Occupation Maud Gonne
MG played the heroine in Augusta Gregory 's and Yeats 's Cathleen ni Houlihan in the Irish National Theatre 's production, opening on 2 April 1902. This role made her a symbol of the nation.
Blain, Virginia et al., editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford.
McGuire, James, and James Quinn, editors. Dictionary of Irish Biography.
Occupation John Millington Synge
In 1904, A. E. Horniman , an Englishwoman who admired Yeats's dedication to Irish theatre, paid for the renovation of two buildings on Abbey Street and Marlborough Street, Dublin, and offered them free to...
Occupation John Millington Synge
In September 1905, JMS , along with Yeats and Lady Gregory , became directors of the company. George Russell and Fred Ryan were also administrators for the Irish National Theatre Society .
Benson, Eugene. J. M. Synge. Macmillan.
Saddlemyer, Ann. “Introduction and Chronology”. The Collected Letters of John Millington Synge, Oxford University Press, p. ix - xxvi.
Kiely, David M. John Millington Synge: A Biography. Gill and Macmillan.
Performance of text John Millington Synge
JMS 's work had its first professional performance when his one-act play In the Shadow of the Glen opened at Molesworth Hall in Dublin, put on by the Irish National Theatre Society together with...
Performance of text John Millington Synge
Another one-act play by JMS , Riders to the Sea, opened at Molesworth Hall in Dublin, again produced by the Irish National Theatre Society .
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Performance of text W. B. Yeats
Dublin's Abbey Theatre , new home of the Irish National Theatre Society , opened with WBY 's On Baile's Strand in a triple bill with Lady Gregory 's Spreading the News, and Cathleen ni Houlihan by them both.
“Dictionary of Literary Biography online”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Center-LRC.


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